SOURCE: Imperial Capital

Imperial Capital

February 08, 2016 08:01 ET

Imperial Capital Announces the Expansion of Its Emerging Markets Sales & Trading Effort

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - Feb 8, 2016) - Imperial Capital Group, LLC ("Imperial Capital") today announced a number of senior hires to expand their dedicated Emerging Markets Group, adding to the franchise's ambitious growth initiatives. Ross McLaren, Jim Hogan, Jordan Konicek and Mike Zinaman join Imperial Capital in New York, and Emma McClintock joins Imperial Capital (International) LLP ("Imperial UK") in London. 

Ross McLaren has over 25 years of Emerging Markets experience, having most recently run the Emerging Market Corporate Credit trading desk at Goldman Sachs in NY. He has also headed Emerging Markets trading desks at Credit Suisse and RBS Securities and spent 7 years as a Portfolio Manager at Marathon Asset Management. Mr. McLaren graduated from Oxford University. 

Jim Hogan joins the firm from JP Morgan in New York, where he was covering institutional accounts for Emerging Markets for over 20 years. Mr. Hogan graduated from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Jordan Konicek joins Imperial from Stifel in New York, having also worked in the Emerging Markets sales groups at VTB Securities in New York, and Credit Suisse in both New York and London. Mr. Konicek graduated from Amherst College. 

Mike Zinaman joins from GMP Securities, LLC in New York, and graduated from New York University. In addition, Mr. Zinaman holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation from the CFA institute. 

In London, Emma McClintock joins Imperial UK with over 20 years of Emerging Markets experience. Most recently she was a Senior Director in the Emerging Markets sales group at Barclays Capital in London. Ms. McClintock also worked as an Emerging Markets Fixed Income Trader at Bluebay Asset Management, Banco do Brasil and UBS over her career. Ms. McClintock graduated from Oxford University. 

The new team joined Andrew Gold, who recently joined Imperial Capital to help build out the Emerging Markets effort.

"Having worked with most of these people in the past, I am very glad to have them on the team. The quality of their experience, market credibility and relationships is terrific, and they are exactly the kind of colleague we want here at Imperial," said Andrew Gold. 

"The addition of this team to the Imperial portfolio is a key part of our growth strategy," said Tom Corcoran, President of Imperial Capital. "This important asset class fits very well with, and enhances our existing strengths across fixed income, including High Yield, Investment Grade, Crossover and Hybrids. I am very excited that we were able to add such experienced talent to the team, and I look forward to seeing this area grow for us at Imperial."

About Imperial Capital, LLC

Imperial Capital is a full-service investment bank offering a uniquely integrated platform of comprehensive services to institutional investors and middle market companies. We offer sophisticated sales and trading services to institutional investors and a wide range of investment banking advisory, capital markets and restructuring services to middle market corporate clients. Paired with our proprietary research and sales & trading desk analysis, we provide investment analysis across an issuer's capital structure, including bank loans, debt securities, the hybrid/bank capital marketplace (through our ELP Framework), post-reorganization equities, special situations claims and listed and unlisted equities. Our comprehensive and integrated service platform, expertise across the global capital structure, and deep industry sector knowledge enable us to provide clients with research driven ideas, superior advisory services, and trade execution. We are quick to identify opportunities under any market conditions and we have a proven track record of offering creative, proprietary solutions to our clients. Imperial Capital has three principal businesses: Investment Banking, Institutional Sales & Trading and Institutional Research. More information about Imperial Capital can be found at

About Imperial Capital (International), LLP

Imperial Capital International, founded in 2011, is an affiliate of Imperial Capital, LLC with an office in central London. Complementing Imperial Capital's existing fixed income sales and trading franchise, Imperial Capital International expanded the Imperial Capital franchise into the EEA. The company focuses on selling the entire credit spectrum and capital structure to its European institutional clients.

Contact Information

  • For more information regarding Imperial Capital, LLC, founded in 1997, please contact:

    Mark Martis
    (310) 246-3674

    For more information regarding Imperial Capital (International), LLP, please contact:

    Brian Robertson
    44 (0) 207 650 5401